Olympic Inspired Fitness Gifts
If you’re like us, you’ve been glued to the set watching all the Olympic action in Sochi. Whether you like to watch the on-edge, thrilling events like alpine skiing and luge, or prefer the graceful figure skaters (maybe you even enjoy the quirkier sports, like curling), there are plenty of acts of athleticism to inspire the viewer. Maybe you’ve even felt inspired to become a bit more active, healthy and physically fit yourself–and give gifts accordingly. So, we´ve rounded up some fitness and healthy ideas that will you and your loved ones going strong, long after the Olympic torch is extinguished.
The Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom
The Nike+ SportWatch ($120) with GPS helps track runs, monitor calories, set goals, and create workout reminders all on your wrist.
Striiv Play Smart Pedometer
This compact pedometer ($59.95) discreetly tracks the day’s activity level and connects with an iPhone app, even when the phone isn’t nearby.
A Hurom Juicer
It´s no longer a secret how great juicing is for your body; juice bars have been popping up across the country and cleanses have become a staple in many people´s routines. The only downside: fresh juices can get pretty pricey. This award-winning juicer from Hurom ($399.95) claims to juice faster than most typical juicers and expels more juice.
Strength Stack 52 Bodyweight Fitness Cards
This card deck ($16.95) is designed to create custom workouts at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. No equipment is needed, so it’s ideal for people who travel a lot or who don’t have space for a lot of weights and other fitness gadgets.
Sochi T-Shirt by Nike
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